domestic violence

Summary

Summary: Deliberate, often repetitive, physical abuse by one family member against another: marital partners, parents, children, siblings, or any other member of a household.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Risk factors for domestic violence: findings from a South African cross-sectional study
    Rachel Jewkes
    Gender and Health Group, Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 55:1603-17. 2002
  2. ncbi Health consequences of intimate partner violence
    Jacquelyn C Campbell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Lancet 359:1331-6. 2002
  3. ncbi Intimate partner violence and women's physical and mental health in the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence: an observational study
    Mary Ellsberg
    PATH, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 371:1165-72. 2008
  4. ncbi Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Claudia Garcia-Moreno
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 368:1260-9. 2006
  5. pmc The enduring effects of abuse and related adverse experiences in childhood. A convergence of evidence from neurobiology and epidemiology
    Robert F Anda
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:174-86. 2006
  6. ncbi Adverse childhood experiences and the risk of depressive disorders in adulthood
    Daniel P Chapman
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Affect Disord 82:217-25. 2004
  7. ncbi Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1973-83. 2006
  8. pmc HIV-positive women report more lifetime partner violence: findings from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Suzanne Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1331-7. 2002
  9. ncbi Factors associated with HIV sero-status in young rural South African women: connections between intimate partner violence and HIV
    R Jewkes
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1461-8. 2006
  10. pmc What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Tanya Abramsky
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:109. 2011

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  1. ncbi Risk factors for domestic violence: findings from a South African cross-sectional study
    Rachel Jewkes
    Gender and Health Group, Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 55:1603-17. 2002
    ..6%, and 9.5% had been assaulted in the previous year. Domestic violence was significantly positively associated with violence in her childhood, her having no further education, ..
  2. ncbi Health consequences of intimate partner violence
    Jacquelyn C Campbell
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Lancet 359:1331-6. 2002
    ..I recommend increased assessment and interventions for intimate partner violence in health-care settings...
  3. ncbi Intimate partner violence and women's physical and mental health in the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence: an observational study
    Mary Ellsberg
    PATH, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 371:1165-72. 2008
    This article summarises findings from ten countries from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women.
  4. ncbi Prevalence of intimate partner violence: findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Claudia Garcia-Moreno
    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 368:1260-9. 2006
    ....
  5. pmc The enduring effects of abuse and related adverse experiences in childhood. A convergence of evidence from neurobiology and epidemiology
    Robert F Anda
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Adult and Community Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 256:174-86. 2006
    ..Epidemiological studies have documented the impact of childhood maltreatment on health and emotional well-being...
  6. ncbi Adverse childhood experiences and the risk of depressive disorders in adulthood
    Daniel P Chapman
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Affect Disord 82:217-25. 2004
    ..As previous research has documented that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are highly interrelated, we examined the association between the number of such experiences (ACE score) and the risk of depressive disorders...
  7. ncbi Effect of a structural intervention for the prevention of intimate-partner violence and HIV in rural South Africa: a cluster randomised trial
    Paul M Pronyk
    Rural AIDS and Development Action Research Programme, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Acornhoek, South Africa
    Lancet 368:1973-83. 2006
    ..The aim of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) study was to assess a structural intervention that combined a microfinance programme with a gender and HIV training curriculum...
  8. pmc HIV-positive women report more lifetime partner violence: findings from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Suzanne Maman
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1331-7. 2002
    ..Experiences of partner violence were compared between HIV-positive and HIV-negative women...
  9. ncbi Factors associated with HIV sero-status in young rural South African women: connections between intimate partner violence and HIV
    R Jewkes
    Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Private Bag X385, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1461-8. 2006
    ..This paper aims to describe factors associated with HIV sero-status in young, rural South African women and the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV...
  10. pmc What factors are associated with recent intimate partner violence? findings from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence
    Tanya Abramsky
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:109. 2011
    ..We used data from ten countries included in the WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence to identify factors that are consistently associated with abuse across sites, in order to inform the design ..
  11. ncbi Gender disadvantage and reproductive health risk factors for common mental disorders in women: a community survey in India
    Vikram Patel
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:404-13. 2006
    ..Gender disadvantage and reproductive health are major determinants of women's health in developing countries...
  12. ncbi Women's status and domestic violence in rural Bangladesh: individual- and community-level effects
    Michael A Koenig
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Demography 40:269-88. 2003
    We explore the determinants of domestic violence in two rural areas of Bangladesh...
  13. ncbi Screening for intimate partner violence by health care providers. Barriers and interventions
    J Waalen
    General Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of California, San Diego San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182, USA
    Am J Prev Med 19:230-7. 2000
    ..In this article, we present a review of studies focusing on provider-specific barriers to screening for IPV and interventions designed to increase IPV screening in clinical settings...
  14. pmc Routinely asking women about domestic violence in health settings
    Ann Taket
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, London SE1 0AA
    BMJ 327:673-6. 2003
  15. ncbi Abusive experiences and psychiatric morbidity in women primary care attenders
    Jeremy Coid
    Department of Psychiatry, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:332-9; discussion 340-1. 2003
    ..Abusive experiences in childhood and adulthood increase risks of psychiatric morbidity in women and independently increase risks of further abuse over the lifetime. It is unclear which experiences are most damaging...
  16. ncbi Violence against women is strongly associated with suicide attempts: evidence from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women
    Karen Devries
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine LSHTM, Public Health and Policy, 36 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0DP, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 73:79-86. 2011
    ..We use data from the WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women to examine the prevalence of suicidal thoughts and attempts, and relationships between suicide ..
  17. ncbi Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) of women experiencing domestic violence with a primary care training and support programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Gene Feder
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, NIHR English School for Primary care Research, University of Bristol, UK
    Lancet 378:1788-95. 2011
    Most clinicians have no training about domestic violence, fail to identify patients experiencing abuse, and are uncertain about management after disclosure...
  18. pmc Domestic violence and chronic malnutrition among women and children in India
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1188-96. 2008
    b>Domestic violence has harmful physical and psychological health correlates, but there is little evidence regarding a relation between domestic violence and malnutrition...
  19. ncbi Domestic violence and mental health
    Louise M Howard
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 22:525-34. 2010
    There are clear gender differences in the experience of domestic violence and associated mental health outcomes. There is also increasing evidence of chronic, severe and often long-term adverse mental health effects for victims...
  20. ncbi Antenatal domestic violence, maternal mental health and subsequent child behaviour: a cohort study
    C Flach
    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    BJOG 118:1383-91. 2011
    To investigate the long-term impact of antenatal domestic violence on maternal psychiatric morbidity and child behaviour.
  21. pmc Barriers to screening for domestic violence
    Lorrie Elliott
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 3051, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:112-6. 2002
    b>Domestic violence has an estimated 30% lifetime prevalence among women, yet physicians detect as few as 1 in 20 victims of abuse.
  22. ncbi Depression, anxiety and influencing factors in pregnancy: a study in a Turkish population
    Zekiye Karaçam
    Adnan Menderes University, Aydin School of Health, Aydin Sağlik Yüksekokulu Aydin, Aydin, Turkey
    Midwifery 25:344-56. 2009
    ..to determine the prevalence of depression in pregnancy and the factors that influence the development of depression and anxiety in pregnancy in a Turkish population...
  23. ncbi Dilemmas and opportunities for an appropriate health-service response to violence against women
    C Garcia-Moreno
    Department of Gender and Women s Health, WHO, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Lancet 359:1509-14. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Experiences of physical and sexual abuse and their implications for current health
    Ulla Pikarinen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, South Karelian Central Hospital, Lappeenranta, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1116-22. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of a history of physical and sexual abuse in adulthood among gynecological patients and the association with general and reproductive health...
  25. ncbi Intimate partner violence during pregnancy: analysis of prevalence data from 19 countries
    Karen M Devries
    Gender, Violence and Health Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London UK
    Reprod Health Matters 18:158-70. 2010
    ..Global initiatives to reduce maternal mortality and improve maternal health must devote increased attention to violence against women, particularly violence during pregnancy...
  26. pmc Enhanced cortisol suppression following dexamethasone administration in domestic violence survivors
    Michael G Griffin
    University of Missouri St Louis, Center for Trauma Recovery, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1192-9. 2005
    The authors compared responses of female domestic violence survivors and a matched group of nontraumatized participants to a low-dose (0.5 mg) dexamethasone suppression test (DST).
  27. ncbi Enduring love: a grounded formal theory of women's experience of domestic violence
    M H Kearney
    School of Nursing, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3812, USA
    Res Nurs Health 24:270-82. 2001
    ..Variations in the manifestation and duration of these phases were found to be linked to personal, sociopolitical, and cultural contexts...
  28. pmc Fluoxetine treatment of alcoholic perpetrators of domestic violence: a 12-week, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled intervention study
    David T George
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bldg 10, Clinical Research Center, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 1540, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:60-5. 2011
    ..This score served as a surrogate marker for the anger and physical aggression that characterize perpetrators of IPV...
  29. pmc Family violence and its 'adversity package': a community survey of family violence and adverse mental outcomes among young people
    Tawanchai Jirapramukpitak
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Paholyothin Road, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:825-31. 2011
    ..We (1) examine the co-occurrence of exposure to domestic violence (EDV) and physical abuse (PA) in childhood and their relations to intimate partner violence (IPV) in ..
  30. pmc Domestic violence. Incidence and prevalence in a northern emergency department
    Jane Cox
    Department of Family Practice, Sudbury Regional Hospital, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 50:90-7. 2004
    To examine the incidence and prevalence of domestic violence (DV) against women presenting to emergency departments.
  31. ncbi The interrelatedness of multiple forms of childhood abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction
    Maxia Dong
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N E, MS K 67, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 28:771-84. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the degree to which ACEs co-occur as well as the nature of their co-occurrence...
  32. ncbi Multistate analysis of factors associated with intimate partner violence
    Joshua R Vest
    Saint Louis University School of Public Health, Department of Community Health, St Louis, Missouri 63104 1314, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:156-64. 2002
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  33. ncbi Gender inequality and intimate partner violence among women in Moshi, Tanzania
    Laura Ann McCloskey
    School of Social Policy and Practice, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:124-30. 2005
    ..Intimate partner violence in Tanzania has not been assessed through a population-based survey...
  34. ncbi HIV and intimate partner violence among methadone-maintained women in New York City
    Nabila El-Bassel
    Social Intervention Group, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:171-83. 2005
    ..41, p<.01) and always requesting that a partner use condoms (OR=.42, p=.02). The implications of the findings for HIV prevention interventions for women on methadone are discussed...
  35. ncbi Intimate partner violence in China: national prevalence, risk factors and associated health problems
    William L Parish
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 30:174-81. 2004
    ..Intimate partner violence has been studied in many developed and developing countries. China remains one of the few large societies for which the prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence are unknown...
  36. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006
    To compare pregnancy intention and domestic violence among women with induced and spontaneous abortion.
  37. ncbi Brain morphometry in female victims of intimate partner violence with and without posttraumatic stress disorder
    Christine Fennema-Notestine
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 52:1089-101. 2002
    ..To examine neuroanatomical morphometry in adult female victims of intimate partner violence with and without posttraumatic stress disorder...
  38. ncbi The impact of intimate partner violence on women's reproductive health and pregnancy outcome
    N N Sarkar
    Department of Reproductive Biology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:266-71. 2008
    ..Educating and empowering women and upgrading their socioeconomic status may abate the incidence of IPV. Women should also seek protection against IPV...
  39. ncbi Researching domestic violence against women: methodological and ethical considerations
    M Ellsberg
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Stud Fam Plann 32:1-16. 2001
    ..The results indicate that prevalence estimates for violence are highly sensitive to methodological factors, and that underreporting is a significant threat to validity...
  40. pmc Risk for post-traumatic stress disorder associated with different forms of interpersonal violence in South Africa
    Debra Kaminer
    Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 67:1589-95. 2008
    ..Recommendations for mental health service provision in South Africa and for future research on the relative risk for PTSD are offered...
  41. ncbi Gender-based violence and HIV: relevance for HIV prevention in hyperendemic countries of southern Africa
    Neil Andersson
    Centro de Investigacion de Enfermedades Tropicales, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Calle Pino, Acapulco, Mexico
    AIDS 22:S73-86. 2008
    ..Effective interventions are likely to include a structural component, and a GBV awareness component...
  42. ncbi Intimate partner violence and HIV risk among urban minority women in primary health care settings
    Elwin Wu
    Social Intervention Group, Columbia University School of Social Work, 475 Riverside Drive 1842, New York, NY 10115, USA
    AIDS Behav 7:291-301. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi Adverse childhood experiences and the association with ever using alcohol and initiating alcohol use during adolescence
    Shanta R Dube
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:444.e1-10. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi Relationship between multiple forms of childhood maltreatment and adult mental health in community respondents: results from the adverse childhood experiences study
    Valerie J Edwards
    Centers for Diseade Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1453-60. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi Domestic violence and its mental health correlates in Indian women
    Shuba Kumar
    Social Scientist and Manager, India Clinical Epidemiology Network, No 58 Venkatratnam Nagar, Adayar, Chennai 600020, India
    Br J Psychiatry 187:62-7. 2005
    ..Domestic spousal violence against women has far-reaching mental health implications...
  46. ncbi Who's at risk? Factors associated with intimate partner violence in the Philippines
    Michelle J Hindin
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, The Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 650 N Wolfe Street, E4139, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1385-99. 2002
    ..Only 6% of women reported IPV when all household decisions were made jointly compared to 25% when no decisions were made jointly...
  47. ncbi Prevalence and patterns of gender-based violence and revictimization among women attending antenatal clinics in Soweto, South Africa
    Kristin L Dunkle
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 3028, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:230-9. 2004
    ..92, 4.98). This study confirms the need for increased attention by the public health community to primary and secondary prevention of gender-based violence, with a specific need to reduce risk among South African adolescents...
  48. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for intimate partner violence in China
    Xiao Xu
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:78-85. 2005
    ..We estimated the prevalence of and risk factors for intimate partner violence in China...
  49. ncbi A model linking biology, behavior and psychiatric diagnoses in perpetrators of domestic violence
    David T George
    Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, DICBR, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive MSC 1540, Bldg 10 Hatfield CRC Room 2 2352, Bethesda, MD 20892 1540, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:345-53. 2006
    Research indicates that perpetrators of domestic violence have abnormalities in central serotonin and testosterone metabolism, an increased sensitivity to anxiogenic stimuli, and an impaired neuro-connection between their cortex and the ..
  50. ncbi Violence as a risk factor for postpartum depression in mothers: a meta-analysis
    Qian Wu
    Nursing school of Nantong University, Nantong, People s Republic of China
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:107-14. 2012
    ..Violence", "domestic violence", "physical violence", "sexual violence", "domestic violence", "postpartum depression", "postnatal ..
  51. pmc The relationships between physical violence, verbal abuse and women's psychological distress during the postpartum period
    Patrizia Romito
    Department of Psychology, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:115-21. 2009
    ..To analyse the relationship between violence in the post-partum period and mothers' psychological distress...
  52. ncbi Public health nurses' responses to domestic violence: a report from the Enhanced Domestic Abuse Intervention Project
    M F Shepard
    Department of Social Work, University of Minnesota, Duluth 55812, USA
    Public Health Nurs 16:359-66. 1999
    Public health nurses (PHNs) can play an important role in the detection of domestic violence. This study examines whether the introduction of a domestic violence assessment protocol by public health nurses in a maternal and child health ..
  53. ncbi Does batterers' treatment work? A meta-analytic review of domestic violence treatment
    Julia C Babcock
    Department of Psychology, University of Houston, 126 Heyne Building, Houston, TX 77204 5022, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:1023-53. 2004
    ..Analogies to treatment for other populations are presented for comparison. Implications for policy decisions and future research are discussed...
  54. pmc Intimate partner violence, depression, and PTSD among pregnant Latina women
    Michael A Rodriguez
    Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:44-52. 2008
    ..We undertook a study to describe factors related to depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among pregnant Latinas who were or were not exposed to intimate partner violence...
  55. ncbi We've had training, now what? Qualitative analysis of barriers to domestic violence screening and referral in a health care setting
    Debbie Minsky-Kelly
    All Saint s Healthcare, Inc, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:1288-309. 2005
    The present study assesses barriers to identification and referral of domestic violence (DV) victims by staff at a health care institution following a 3-hr DV training program in which 752 health care providers participated...
  56. ncbi Bearing witness: ethics in domestic violence research
    Mary Ellsberg
    Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, 1800 K St N W, Suite 800, Washington DC 90006, USA
    Lancet 359:1599-604. 2002
    ..In this article we discuss the challenges of applying each principle to population research on domestic violence, an issue in which poorly designed research could put women in violent relationships at substantial risk...
  57. pmc Identifying domestic violence: cross sectional study in primary care
    Jo Richardson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 4NS
    BMJ 324:274. 2002
    To measure the prevalence of domestic violence among women attending general practice; test the association between experience of domestic violence and demographic factors; evaluate the extent of recording of domestic violence in records ..
  58. ncbi Domestic violence in women with PTSD and substance abuse
    Lisa M Najavits
    Trauma Research Program, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Proctor III, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
    Addict Behav 29:707-15. 2004
    This study reports rates of domestic violence for women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance dependence...
  59. ncbi Domestic violence: a comparative survey of levels of detection, knowledge, and attitudes in healthcare workers
    K Cann
    Department of Public Health and Health Policy, Oxfordshire Health Authority, The Richards Building, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LG, UK
    Public Health 115:89-95. 2001
    The objective of this study was to compare the knowledge, attitudes, responses and levels of detection of domestic violence among a variety of healthcare workers in different specialities...
  60. ncbi Impacts of domestic violence on child growth and nutrition: a conceptual review of the pathways of influence
    Kathryn M Yount
    Hubert Department of Global Health, Department of Sociology, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd NE, Room 7029, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
    Soc Sci Med 72:1534-54. 2011
    b>Domestic violence against women is a global problem, and young children are disproportionate witnesses...
  61. pmc Associations between intimate partner violence and emotional distress among pregnant women in Durban, South Africa
    Allison K Groves
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Interpers Violence 27:1341-56. 2012
    ..The high prevalence of IPV among South African women and its association with emotional distress during pregnancy suggest that interventions that reduce violence during or prior to pregnancy are needed...
  62. ncbi Association between domestic violence and unintended pregnancies in India: findings from the National Family Health Survey-2 data
    Shahina Begum
    R D Gardi Medical College, Surasa, Ujjain 456006, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Natl Med J India 23:198-200. 2010
    ..The association between physical violence and unintended pregnancies has not been explored in India...
  63. ncbi Multi-informant assessment of maltreated children: convergent and discriminant validity of the TSCC and TSCYC
    Cheryl B Lanktree
    Miller Children s Abuse and Violence Intervention Center, Miller Children s Hospital, 2865 Atlantic Ave 110, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 32:621-5. 2008
    ..Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources] and the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children (TSCYC) [Briere, J. (2005). Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children (TSCYC). Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources]...
  64. ncbi A qualitative analysis of how physicians with expertise in domestic violence approach the identification of victims
    B Gerbert
    Division of Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco 94111, USA
    Ann Intern Med 131:578-84. 1999
    Physicians have been called upon to identify victims of domestic violence, but few studies provide insight into how physicians can navigate around the barriers to identification.
  65. pmc Changes in depressive symptoms in first time mothers in home visitation
    Robert T Ammerman
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 33:127-38. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of and changes in depressive symptoms in mothers enrolled in home visitation and identify predictors of change in symptoms over the first 9 months of service...
  66. pmc Violence against women
    Gunilla Krantz
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institute, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:818-21. 2005
    ..This glossary aims to describe various forms of interpersonal violence that are directed towards women and girls. Terms and basic concepts used in research and policy on this public health problem will be explained...
  67. ncbi Alcohol-related intimate partner violence among white, black, and Hispanic couples in the United States
    R Caetano
    University of Texas, School of Public Health, Houston, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 25:58-65. 2001
    ....
  68. ncbi The prevalence of domestic violence in pregnant women
    J K Johnson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Hull Maternity Hospital, UK
    BJOG 110:272-5. 2003
    To determine the prevalence of domestic violence in a population of pregnant women.
  69. ncbi Emotional, physical, and sexual abuse in patients visiting gynaecology clinics: a Nordic cross-sectional study
    B Wijma
    Division of Women s Health, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Lancet 361:2107-13. 2003
    ..We aimed to estimate the prevalence of three types of abuse in patients visiting gynaecology clinics in five Nordic countries, and to assess the frequency with which gynaecologists identify abuse victims...
  70. ncbi Domestic violence is associated with environmental suppression of IQ in young children
    Karestan C Koenen
    National Child Traumatic Stress Network, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 15:297-311. 2003
    Research suggests that exposure to extreme stress in childhood, such as domestic violence, affects children's neurocognitive development, leading to lower intelligence...
  71. ncbi Physical spousal violence against women in India: some risk factors
    L Jeyaseelan
    Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    J Biosoc Sci 39:657-70. 2007
    ..The findings provide compelling evidence of the potential risk factors for spousal physical violence, which in turn could help in planning interventions...
  72. ncbi Domestic violence during pregnancy and risk of low birthweight and maternal complications: a prospective cohort study at Mulago Hospital, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1576-84. 2006
    To investigate whether domestic violence during pregnancy is a risk factor for antepartum hospitalization or low birthweight (LBW) delivery.
  73. ncbi Effects of domestic violence on preterm birth and low birth weight
    Yasmin Neggers
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Human Nutrition, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Box 870158, Birmingham, AL 35487, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:455-60. 2004
    b>Domestic violence is increasingly recognized as a potentially modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  74. ncbi Computer-assisted screening for intimate partner violence and control: a randomized trial
    Farah Ahmad
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 151:93-102. 2009
    ..Intimate partner violence and control (IPVC) is prevalent and can be a serious health risk to women...
  75. ncbi Prevalence and complications of physical violence during pregnancy
    Chibber Rachana
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, King Fahd Teaching Hospital of the University, Al Khobar 31952, P O Box 2208 Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 103:26-9. 2002
    ..To assess the incidence of self-reported physical violence in pregnancy and describe the association with foeto-maternal complications and birth outcome...
  76. ncbi Tomorrow's players under occupation: an analysis of the association of political violent with psychological functioning and domestic violence, among Palestinian youth
    Alean Al-Krenawi
    Spitzer Department of Social Work, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 77:427-33. 2007
    ..to 18) in the West Bank, Palestine, revealed an association between exposure to politically violent events, domestic violence, and school violence and with psychological symptomatology...
  77. ncbi Training adult protective services workers about domestic violence: training needs and strategies
    Brian K Payne
    Georgia State University, USA
    Violence Against Women 14:1199-213. 2008
    ..to whether adult protective services supervisors think their workers know enough about specific aspects of domestic violence. Attention is also given to the strategies that the supervisors think would be most useful to teach about ..
  78. ncbi Domestic violence on pregnant women in Abuja, Nigeria
    E R Efetie
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:379-82. 2007
    ..out over a 3-month period from May to July 2005 to document the prevalence, knowledge and perception of domestic violence (DV) on pregnant women attending the antenatal clinic of the National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of a domestic violence intervention in the maternity and sexual health services of a UK hospital
    Loraine J Bacchus
    King s College London, London, UK
    Reprod Health Matters 18:147-57. 2010
    This paper reports on an evaluation of a domestic violence intervention in the maternity and sexual health services of a UK hospital...
  80. pmc The prevalence of exposure to domestic violence and the factors associated with co-occurrence of psychological and physical violence exposure: a sample from primary care patients
    Polona Selic
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Poljanski nasip 58, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Public Health 11:621. 2011
    Since many health problems are associated with abuse and neglect at all ages, domestic violence victims may be considered as a group of primary care patients in need of special attention.
  81. ncbi Pattern and determinants of domestic violence among prenatal clinic attendees in a referral centre, South-east Nigeria
    O U J Umeora
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:769-74. 2008
    ..This study assessed the prevalence, pattern and background factors precipitating domestic violence in a population of prenatal clinic attendees. This was a cross-sectional questionnaire-based study...
  82. ncbi Abortion disclosure and the association with domestic violence
    Junda Woo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1329-34. 2005
    To estimate the rate at which women disclose abortion to their partners and examine the association between domestic violence and partner disclosure.
  83. pmc Screening for domestic violence among adult women in the United States
    Ruth Klap
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:579-84. 2007
    b>Domestic violence is a problem frequently encountered in health care settings and a risk factor for physical and mental health problems.
  84. ncbi [Relationship between domestic violence during pregnancy and risk of low weight in the newborn]
    Susana Patricia Collado Peña
    Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Secretaria de Salud
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 75:259-67. 2007
    To determine the prevalence and characteristics of domestic violence before and during pregnancy, and its impact on obstetrical and perinatal outcomes, as well as to identify the main variables associated to domestic violence during ..
  85. pmc Association of various reproductive rights, domestic violence and marital rape with depression among Pakistani women
    Faridah A Ali
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Psychiatry 9:77. 2009
    ..Therefore we designed this study to determine the association of depression with lack of various reproductive rights and domestic violence among married women in Karachi, Pakistan.
  86. ncbi Prevalence of domestic violence among antenatal women attending a Nigerian hospital
    A N I Gyuse
    Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar
    Niger J Med 18:375-9. 2009
    ..b>Domestic violence (synonyms: spouse abuse, partner or intimate violence, family violence) is a public health problem which is ..
  87. ncbi Beyond individual war trauma: domestic violence against children in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka
    Claudia Catani
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz and Vivo, Konstanz, Germany
    J Marital Fam Ther 34:165-76. 2008
    ..In particular, programs should take issues such as poverty, child labor, and parental alcohol use into account in assessing and treating children in the aftermath of mass trauma...
  88. ncbi Witnessing and experiencing domestic violence: a descriptive study of adolescents
    Sari Lepistö
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 25:70-80. 2011
    The aim of the study was to describe the experiences of different types of domestic violence among adolescents and associations between the family background and different types of domestic violence.
  89. ncbi Screening for domestic violence during pregnancy in an antenatal clinic in Lebanon
    Nadwa Hammoury
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Eur J Public Health 17:605-6. 2007
    The purpose of this brief article is to examine the prevalence of domestic violence during pregnancy using data from 349 women attending an antenatal clinic serving refugees in Saidon, Lebanon...
  90. ncbi Domestic violence in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder who seek couples therapy
    Michelle D Sherman
    Oklahoma City VA Medical Center, Oklahoma 73104, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 32:479-90. 2006
    b>Domestic violence rates among veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are higher than those of the general population...
  91. ncbi Relation of domestic violence to health status among Hispanic women
    Ping Hsin Chen
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ NJMS, 183 S Orange Avenue, BHSB E1557, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:569-82. 2009
    Little research has addressed the association of domestic violence (DV) with physical and mental health in Hispanic women. We conducted a cross-sectional study with 146 Hispanic women patients in 2002 at an urban family medicine practice...
  92. ncbi Factors associated with domestic violence in south-east Nigeria
    S N Obi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:75-8. 2007
    ..in south-east Nigeria from 1 January 2005 to 31 March 2005 to determine the factors associated with domestic violence (DV)...
  93. ncbi Obstetric outcome in pregnant women subjected to domestic violence
    N Ameh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria
    Niger J Clin Pract 12:179-81. 2009
    To determine the prevalence of domestic violence and its relationship to adverse obstetric outcomes amongst pregnant women who deliver at a tertiary level hospital in Zaria, Nigeria.
  94. ncbi Telepsychiatry program for rural victims of domestic violence
    Christopher R Thomas
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Telemed J E Health 11:567-73. 2005
    b>Domestic violence is a significant public health problem and is correlated with serious mental and physical disorders. Victims' fear and isolation seriously limit access to psychiatric evaluation and treatment...
  95. pmc Violence during pregnancy among women with or at risk for HIV infection
    Linda J Koenig
    Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop E 06, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:367-70. 2002
    ..This study estimated the prevalence of violence during pregnancy in relation to HIV infection...
  96. ncbi A statewide survey of domestic violence screening behaviors among pediatricians and family physicians
    Garry Lapidus
    Injury Prevention Center, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, 282 Washington St, Hartford, CT 06106, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:332-6. 2002
    To assess rates of previous domestic violence (DV) training, current screening practices, and barriers to screening among Connecticut pediatric primary care physicians.
  97. ncbi Domestic violence during pregnancy: implications for practice
    Lisa Espinosa
    University of Wisconsin Nurse Midwifery Service, Milwaukee, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 47:305-17. 2002
    b>Domestic violence affects many women and their families...
  98. ncbi Unsafe sex, substance abuse, and domestic violence: how do recently trained obstetricians-gynecologists fare at lifestyle risk assessment and counseling on STD prevention?
    Nancy Haley
    Department of Pediatrics, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Prev Med 34:632-7. 2002
    Unsafe sexual practices, substance abuse, and domestic violence impact women's health...
  99. ncbi Barriers to physician identification and treatment of family violence: lessons from five communities
    S Cohen
    Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc, Newton, Massachussetts 02158, USA
    Acad Med 72:S19-25. 1997
    ..In each of these ways, therefore, it informs the other articles in this supplement...
  100. ncbi The effect of a domestic violence interclerkship on the knowledge, attitudes, and skills of third-year medical students
    J A Jonassen
    Department of Physiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
    Acad Med 74:821-8. 1999
    To determine whether participation in an intensive domestic violence interclerkship (DVI) improved the knowledge, attitudes, and skills of two successive cohorts of students at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
  101. pmc Domestic violence and sexually transmitted diseases: the experience of prenatal care patients
    S L Martin
    Dept of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, 27599 7400, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:262-8. 1999
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Research Grants23

  1. Dev. of a Suicide Prevention Training Curr f/Justice Sys Gatekeepers
    Henry J Steadman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..groups (women, minorities, elders, juveniles), issues relevant to myriad legal practice settings (domestic violence), and those suicides which leave a wake of pain and suffering for communities and families, murder-suicides...
  2. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women
    LINDA L TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Domestic violence is a pervasive problem in our society that impacts women and their families as well as the multiple social institutions and agencies that must grapple with its effects: Child ..
  3. Risk for Workplace Violence in Long-Haul Truckers
    Debra Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..as they relate to specific exposures experienced by long-haul truck drivers; (4) determine the prevalence of domestic violence experienced by long-haul truck drivers when their driving partner is their intimate partner; and (5) ..
  4. Analyzing the Effectiveness of a Non-Verbal Response Card: Evidence from Ethiopia
    David Lindstrom; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..research focuses increased attention on sensitive topics, such as sexual risk taking, illicit substance use, domestic violence, and attitudes regarding sexual behavior, racial preferences, and discrimination...
  5. Impact of Emotional Cues on Family Violence
    GORDON DAHL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose to advance the study of family violence by assembling and analyzing a comprehensive database of domestic violence incidents from the National Incidence Based Reporting System (NIBRS)...
  6. Cost-Effectiveness of Domestic Violence Interventions
    Mary Zachary; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..one in five women between the ages of 18 and 45 who seek care in primary care medical settings experience domestic violence. There are numerous guidelines from national medical associations that promote routine screening and ..
  7. Relationship Experiences among Puerto Rican Heterosexual HIV Serodiscordant Coupl
    SHEILLA LEE RODRIGUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..1) HIV status disclosure process;(2) couple's communication;(3) sexual intimacy;(4) social support;(5) domestic violence;(6) HIV/AIDS stigmatization;and (7) other individual and couple related issues that may arise from the ..
  8. TOWAR: a comprehensive Training on Women's Addiction and Recovery
    NENA PORTIA MESSINA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., HIV-risk behavior, mental health, physical health, prostitution, child-custody, trauma, domestic violence, etc.);2...
  9. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women (Polaris DV-MH)
    LINDA TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..system, Polaris-DV-MH aims to address 1 of the most destructive social problems for women and families: domestic violence and the co-morbidity of mental health problems...
  10. Sex Ratios and Family Life in China
    SCOTT SOUTH; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..internal family dynamics (including the division of household labor, marital quality and commitment, and domestic violence)...
  11. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..3) To determine the sensitivity and specificity of facial injuries as unambiguous diagnostic indicators of domestic violence and number 4) To identify risk factors for poor outcomes following treatment of mandibular condyle fractures...
  12. THE ILLINOIS FAMILIES STUDY: CHILD WELL-BEING
    Jane Holl; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..surveys to gather information about demographics, employment, income, parenting, child care, health, and domestic violence and will gather, quarterly administrative data about use of welfare, Medicaid, unemployment, and social ..
  13. Indicated Treatment and Prevention of Marital Deterioration in At-Risk Couples
    JAMES CORDOVA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and divorce, these processes have been associated with increased risk of major depression, substance abuse, domestic violence, physical illness, poorer medical treatment adherence, and poorer child mental and physical health...
  14. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OUTCOMES FOR BEHAVIORAL COUPLE THERAPY
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This project will use data from two prior NIAAA projects to study domestic violence outcomes after behavioral couples therapy (BCT)...
  15. Domestic Violence Among Female Alcoholics in Treatment
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    b>Domestic violence and alcohol problems are closely linked. Men who drink heavily are more likely to perpetrate wife abuse and women who abuse alcohol are more likely to be victims of violence...
  16. SPOUSAL VIOLENCE AMONG MALE SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    John Schafer; Fiscal Year: 1999
    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala has described domestic violence as an "unacknowledged epidemic in our country...
  17. Dynamic Assessment and Referral System for Substance Abuse (DARSSA) Phase 2
    Edwin D Boudreaux; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., depression, domestic violence);(2) generation of separate reports tailored to the specific needs of the respective end-users;(3) highly ..
  18. Determinants and Reproductive Health Consequences of Domestic Violence in India
    Michelle Hindin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Domestic violence represents the most pervasive form of violence which women experience globally...
  19. Community Partnered Response to Intimate Violence
    Nancy Glass; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Second, intervention models are often tied to the use of formal health and social services, such as domestic violence shelters, health care and law enforcement agencies--formal systems that may not meet the needs of women of ..
  20. Domestic Violence: An Emotion Coaching Parenting Intervention
    LYNN KATZ; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): It has been well-established that domestic violence (DV) has detrimental effects on children's mental health...
  21. Physical Abuse and Child Aggression:Role of ANS Arousal
    Elana Gordis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Award (K23) for training in psychophysiological methods to examine the effects of physical abuse and domestic violence on children...
  22. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AMONG MALE ALCOHOLICS IN TREATMENT
    TIMOTHY O FARRELL; Fiscal Year: 2000
    APPLICANT'S ABSTRACT: Domestic violence is a significant problem in the U.S. One out of six U.S. couples experience an incident involving a physical assault each year...
  23. BARRIERS TO PHYSICIAN RECOGNITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    Barbara Gerbert; Fiscal Year: 1999
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Domestic violence exacts terrible human and economic costs from our society...